The black protagonists of ABC’s new show are proud, successful professionals. Why is it so hard for Jewish characters to follow suit?
‘Ha’Yehudim Ba’im’ takes on Jewish history, one sacred cow at a time
Unlike Arafat, the Palestinian leader can’t have his peace and eat it, too
There’s an easy answer for Jewish communal leaders who fear for the future of liberal Judaism
Michigan-based company’s cheeky T-shirts feature anti-Israel slogans
The Basement Tapes, finally released after 47 years, show yet another side of the bard
Was there no other way to illustrate tension between the U.S. and Israel?
Israel’s new president was considered by most in the media to be a hardliner. How did so many get it so wrong for so long?
The British comedian wants to run for London mayor. He’s a better fit to run the Palestinian Authority.
Israeli study finds Arabic detrimental to standardized testing, which adds to an already fraught educational landscape
Much to the chagrin of some at NYU
In both cases, dialogue is silly when the other side wishes you were dead
A pioneer of challenging the status-quo explores Judaism’s gender roles
Fancy versions of the Four Species go for more than $100
Comic John Mulaney’s new show is a Seinfeld for the goyim—in a good way
Assassinated for his opposition to Zionism, de Haan’s life was a succession of scandals, from sex with young Arabs to radical diplomacy
The New York Times substitutes a bogus headline for actual reporting
Haaretz writer booted from Birzeit conference; will an academic boycott ensue?
He was the poet of normal life in a culture still beholden to its foundational myths
The singer has had better songs, but his new record captures his ideas more clearly than ever
How much more evidence do we really need?
Their resolution itself is just as comically inept
A new piece of legislation seeks to upset the status quo over which language the Jewish state deems official. It’s deeply misguided.
And it loves making videos telling me all about it
Reading the controversial scholar’s academic publications reveals carelessness, ignorance, and a very strong bias
How Maimonides explains the Hello Kitty controversy
Steven Salaita’s case isn’t about free speech. It’s about common sense, and the rightful consequences of bigotry and violence.
Amr Waked’s Lucy smooch lands him in hot water online
In the movie ‘Kicking Out Shoshana,’ a popular athlete pretends to be gay. The result is both funny and surprisingly meaningful.
At 80, the prophet is still busy at work